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3D Barcodes Are Being Used To Fight Fake Medicines

There is a rising concern about couterfeiting of medicines.  The World Health Organization estimates that 10% of medicines globally could be fake and 2/3 of pills bought online could be sub-standard.  A UK team has developed 3D barcodes that could help tackle this dilemma. The system was developed by Sofmat...

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Boris the Robot Will Load Your Dishwasher!

Developments in the field of robotics are growing like wildfire. Now we have something new, a UK research team has created one of the first robots capable of handling unfamiliar objects, and it may soon become capable enough to load a dishwasher.  Boris is his name and robotics is his...

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